Posts Tagged ‘secrecy’

C.I.A. Director Leon Panetta told the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of a program from 2001 until the his first day that was kept from Congress, revealing the C.I.A. withheld information from, misled, and deliberately lied to the Congress. (more…)

Daniel Ellsberg and Gareth Porter discuss the late-Secy. of Defense Robert McNamara’s role in hiding evidence regarding the Gulf of Tonkin Incident used to grant LBJ  authorization to use military force in Vietnam without a formal declaration of war. Mr. Ellsberg discusses the intelligence operations in North Vietnam to provoke blowback, the “Pentagon Papers” he leaked, and false-flag operations. (more…)

Ron Paul introduces HR 1207 before Congress, a bill to audit the Federal Reserve. (more…)